Research Team

Bangor University                                                                                          Southampton University

Dr Nia Whiteley                                                                                              Dr Chris Hauton

Principal Investigator, Bangor                                                                        Principal Investigator, Southampton

Dr Ian McCarthy                                                                                              Dr Ben Ciotti Post-doctoral researcher

Dr Luis Gimenez

Dr Coleen Suckling Post-doctoral researcher

Ms Amy Curry PhD student

Mr James Brown GTA

Honorary group members:

Mr Alfio Russo – visiting on an Erasmus Scholarship

Mr Franco Biondo – funded by the Science without Borders (Ciencia sem Fronteiras) – Brazilian Government scholarship programme in collaboration with UK HE International Unit.

Mr Richard Patton – NERC funded PhD Student, School of Ocean Sciences


Mr Berwyn Williams

Mr Gwyn Hughes

MSc Students 2014:

Mallory Diggens – Analysis of cellular energy allocation in Carcinus maenas exposed to ocean acidification and reduced salinity.

Francesca Brailsford – Short term acclimation to reduced salinity and its effects on protein synthesis rates and branchial Na+/K+ ATPase activity in the shore crab, Carcinus maenas.




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